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Startup Pitch Night: Focus on Retail and eCommerce

May 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT


Live and in color from K&L Gates in San Francisco, it’s our annual Startup Pitch Night! Each installment of this ongoing series invites a handpicked group of seven entrepreneurs to pitch their product in front of an audience and panel of expert judges. We feature a different area of technology every time–this May Retail and eCommerce startups are taking the stage to show off their innovative approach to this fast-growing space.

Get tickets and join us! Startup Pitch Night is a great networking and learning opportunity.

NOTICE: 4 Embarcadero Center is undergoing building construction! Click here for instructions on how to get to the 12th floor. 


Moderator: Micaela Youmans
Director of Communications
Silicon Valley Forum
Noah Doyle
Managing Partner
Javelin Ventures
Alidad Valkili
K&L Gates
Steffan Barschat
Sand Hill Angels


Meet the Startups

Wheelwell is a community-backed marketplace for the automotive enthusiast. Learn more

Vumonic is a B2B market intelligence company that provides competitive & consumer insights to ecommerce companies. Learn more

Ambii helps retail establishments set the mood in their stores by creating a personalized and dynamic radio station. Learn more

PayKademy is the first Business School to teach customized Payments and Fintech classes to a worldwide audience. Learn more

Marsello combines automation and real human experts to deliver targeted retention marketing that gets results for fast-growing retail brands. Learn more

Mesaic empowers companies with automation and AI to build great relationships with their customers, leveraging conversational channels such as messaging and voice. Learn more

Focalize Designer is a visual and collaborative product ideation platform for consumer goods designers and creative teams.. Learn more


subject to change
5:30 – 6:00 – Registration, networking, and light refreshments
6:00 – 6:10 – Welcome and introductions
6:10 – 7:30 – Pitches begin! (4 minute pitch, 3 minutes of Q&A, 3 minutes of feedback)
7:30 – 7:35 – Winner announced
7:40 – 8:30 – Networking and conclusion

In Partnership With

k&l gates


May 8, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm PDT


K&L Gates
4 Embarcadero Center, 12th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States